21 Mattie Ryan
21 - Mattie Ryan
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
High School: Marist
Position: 1B
Bats/Throws: R/R

Freshman (2019):
Impressive first year in the program saw her finish as one of three players to have started all 53 games ... Named the UAA Rookie of the Year ... Ended the year with a hitting mark of .340 (49-of-144), with her hit total fourth on the club ... Second on the squad and in the UAA with 38 RBIs ... Socked a team-high five home runs, tying for fourth among UAA players ... Squad-best 13 doubles slotted her fourth on the UAA ladder ... Fourth on the team with 15 multi-hit games and was second with 11 contests of two or more RBIs ... 2-run homer in the top of the fourth wiped out a 1-0 deficit and accounted for all of the team’s scoring in a 2-1 victory over Trine (May 24) in the NCAA D-III Championships ... Two-hit, two-RBI contest in 10-8 winner-take-all contest vs. Lynchburg in the NCAA Super Regional included a solo homer in the top of the seventh that closed out the Eagles’ scoring ... NCAA Demorest Regional all-Tournament Team ... 4-for-4 and drove in a run in an eight-inning winner-take-all victory over Piedmont (May 13) at the NCAA Demorest Regional ... 2-for-4 in the batter’s box with three ribbies, which included a two-run single in the top of the 11th that ignited a six-run outburst, in the Eagles 7-2 win over Transylvania (May 12) in an elimination game of the NCAA Demorest Regional ... One-out double in the top of the sixth scored Sarah Katz and Sami Feller home with the tying and game-winning runs in a 3-2 victory over Brandeis (Apr. 28) in the first game of a doubleheader that clinched the UAA title ... Accounted for the GWRBI with a two-out double in the bottom of the fifth scored Cassie Baca, snapping a 3-3 deadlock in a 4-3 Emory win over NYU (Apr. 14) ... Named UAA Hitter of the Week (Apr. 8) after hitting .455 (5-for-11), scoring four runs and registering a team-high eight RBIs in helping the Eagles to three wins in a four-game series vs. Washington University (Apr. 6-7) ... In the final two games of the series vs. Wash U she hit three homers and totaled eight ribbies, sparking the Eagles to a pair of run-rule victories – blasted a two-out, two-run homer in the top of the fourth, staking the Eagles to a 2-0 edge, and then delivered another two-run shot as part of a five-run seventh inning as the Eagles prevailed by a 9-0 count ... In a 13-3 triumph vs. Wash U, she picked up four RBIs, the final two coming on a two-run homer in the fourth that pushed Emory to an 11-3 cushion ... Finished with two hits, including a two-run double that scored the first two of a four-run second inning in the Eagles’ 6-2 win over Carnegie Mellon (Mar. 29) ... 2-for-2 in the box with one run scored and one RBI in a five-inning, 8-0 triumph over Berry College (Mar. 27) ... Came through with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth that plated Greta Wilker with the game-winning run in a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Emory and Henry (Mar. 13) … Accounted for two of the team’s seven hits in the first game of a twinbill vs. Maryville (Mar. 10) … Collected three hits in four plate appearances and registered two RBIs, one coming on a single in the top of the first that scored Cassie Baca and other on a two-bagger that plated Natalie Arreguin during a three-run seventh in an 8-3 victory over Maryville (Mar. 10) ... 427 putouts placed her 12th on the school's seasonal list.

High School
Played softball for four seasons while at Marist High School ... Team captain as a senior ... Was coached by Mike Trapani ... Hit .550 her final campaign ... Member of teams that captured four region titles ... Marist recorded a fifth-place finish in the 2017 state tournament ... Garnered 7-AAAA All-Region accolades her final year ... As a junior, she helped Marist to a spot in the Class AAAA state semifinals, eventually bringing home the third-place trophy and finishing the year with a 30-5 record ... Closed out her career as Marist's all-time leader in home runs ... Named team MVP ... Also competed in track and field where she threw the shot and discus ... Member of the Dean's List.

Played travel ball for Georgia Impact and East Cobb Bullets.

Born October 25 ... Plans to major in political science ... Daughter of Paul and Julianne Ryan and Andria Ryan.

"Emory gives me the opportunity to play the sport I love while also challenging myself academically, while earning a degree that will expand my post-graduate opportunities."

Career Stats

2019 53-53 144 18 49 38 13  0  5  0-0 .340
TOTAL 53-53 144 18 49 38 13  0  5  0-0 .340